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6-methyl coumarin

6-Methyl Coumarin

Label Name
:
6-Methyl Coumarin
Other Name
:
6 - Methyl 1,2 Benzopyrone, Toncaine, 6 Methyl Benzopyrone
Molecular Formula
:
C10H8O2
Molecular Weight
:
160.17
CAS
:
92 - 48 - 8
FEMA
:
2699
EINECS
:
202 - 158 - 8
H. Tariff Code
:
2932.21
Appearance
:
White Crystalline Powder
Organoleptic Character
:
Dry Herbaceous Coconut Odour And Taste At Low Concentrations.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting Range
:
74°C - 76°C
Flash Point
:
101°C
ANALYTICAL
GLC-ASSAY
:
Above 99.0%
Shelf Life
:
12 Months In Full Sealed Containers

6-Methyl Coumarin Uses :

It is one of the most important constituent of coconut flavours. It is also used effectively in nut, caramel, butter, date, fig, root beer etc. Frequently used in various vanilla compositions. Its extra ordinary stability towards heat makes it excellent for flavour meant for baked goods. The concentration in finished products is usually less than 30 ppm.